Ottawa 2015 -10km Race Recap

10KM Ottawa

Another 10km race to add to the roster and a new PR to go with it! Granted it was only by 1 minute but it was still a PR nonetheless. This was my second time entering a 10km race and my official time was 1hr 5min 26 sec. Ottawa Race weekend holds a special place in […]

Race Prepping in 10 Easy Steps

Race Prepping in 10 Easy Steps

Big race tomorrow? Feeling nervous, excited and a little scatterbrained all at once? Just follow this easy guide to race prepping and you will be on your way! Whether it’s your first race or your 10th, there are always important things to consider and plan for. Planning and preparing in advance will make you feel […]

Workouts for Injured Runners

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At some point in your running journey you will probably sustain an injury. Maybe it will something minor that will only set you back a couple of weeks. Or maybe you will ignore the initial pain and end up with something major that will really set you back a few months. Either way you need […]

The 5am Club

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The 5am Club is definitely not a new theory, although to some it can sound crazy the first time they hear about it. The concept of starting each day at 5am has been used for centuries by many of the world’s greatest thinkers and entrepreneurs. Why? Because it gives you an advantage over everyone else. […]

7 Things To Do During A Morning Walk

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So you’re not a runner you say? Only if fits in your schedule? Well if we put the fitness reasons aside for a moment, it’s totally normal to have these thoughts sometimes. Or a lot of the time….. Although I do identify as a runner, this morning I just didn’t have time for a run. […]

Live With Passion

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Life will never be the same, life is changing….. What an outstanding 5 days I have just lived!! It is almost impossible to properly describe the Tony Robbins live experience. I thought I knew what to expect. After all, I have been reading his books and listening to his audio programs for years. I was […]

Something To Think About…

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For those who have been following this blog for a while now, you will know that I am about to embark upon a massive long weekend. Not only am I leaving the kiddies behind for 5 days but the hubby and I are traveling to NY for a Tony Robbins conference called Unleash the Power […]

Kids and Competitive Sports

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A topic that comes up a lot in my life is kids and competition. There seems to be two camps and I see both within my job as a dance studio owner and also as a mom. There are the ultra competitive families who are in it to win at all costs and there are […]

Get Into The Zone

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The Zone….I feel like it’s eluded me for most of my life but now….now…I’ve finally seen it, experienced it and it feels like the fog has lifted! It’s happened enough times that I now feel confident trying to harness at will rather than stumble across it by accident. It’s a curious thing The Zone, I’ve […]

7 steps that helped me to run 11km without stopping

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When I first started running, I ran too fast and couldn’t keep it up for very long. As time passed, I read more, learned more and tried to understand the concept of pacing. I’m an all or nothing kind of person, so this concept didn’t come easily to me. I’m also a dancer. Dancers are […]